9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Maps.

  1. Newsmap Collection, 1942-1946

    212 maps. 212 map folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Newsmap collection contains 212 maps prepared and distributed by U.S. Army Information Branch from 1942 until 1946. They were designed to inform and motivate American military personnel. The two-sided newsmaps include maps depicting the previous week's events in the war, as well as brief news items, photographs, and graphics.

  2. War map : pictorial and propaganda map collection 1900-1950

    180 maps. 1 book . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of 180 pictorial and propaganda maps that illustrate events related to World War I, the interwar years, World War II, the formation of the United Nations, and the Cold War. While many of the pieces were created as governmental propaganda, others appeared in commercial publications, including the Star Weekly, Fortune Magazine, the Daily Mail, and the Los Angeles Examiner. Some of the maps were created by famous cartographers, such as Ernest Clegg, Fred W. Rose, Arthur Kampf, Ezra C. Stiles, Richard Edes Harrison, Ernest Dudley Chase, and F.E. Manning. Many of the collection items are described in the book titled War map: pictorial conflict maps 1900-1950 by Philip Curtis and Jakob Sondergard Pedersen, which was published in 2016. A proof of the book is part of the collection.

  3. S. R. Carvo World War II map collection

    19 maps ; colored ; various . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of 19 maps or photomaps of Italy during World War II. Photomaps are planning materials from Operation Avalanche. Maps are from various series published by the British War Office, United States Army Map Service, and the United States Joint Army Navy Intelligence Section.

  4. Inter-Service Topographical Department World War II map collection

    1045 items. 1045 maps, aerial photographs, and drawings. 130 folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Inter-Service Topographic Department collection contains 1045 maps, aerial photographs, and drawings from World War II. The ISTD (1940-1946) was a joint British army and navy program that supplied topographic intelligence for all combined British military operations. The department was created following the failed British invasion of Norway (April 9 - May 9, 1940), during which British army and navy intelligence units operated independently rather than collaboratively.

  5. Richard Houston Payne World War II map collection

    approximately 153 items. 8 folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of World War II-era maps and photo-maps of Japan by the U.S. Army Map Service and the U.S. Hydrographic Office. The materials show Japanese cities, military bases, airfields, and anti-aircraft defenses. Some are stamped "Confidential" or "Restricted." Additional materials include maps of Japanese-occupied Korea and Manchuria, along with map proofs of locations in East Asia and the North Pacific.

  6. Thomas F. Peel World War II map collection

    14 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 14 maps that date to World War II. Some maps depict waritme situations in France and Germany and others show military bases in the United States. The collection also contains a celebratory campaign map the U.S. 13th Armored Division, known as the Black Cats. Peel annotated some of the maps.

  7. David L. Quaid World War II map collection

    21 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 21 photocopied maps that are annotated and depict operations of Merrill's Marauders during World War II. Maps labeled 1 to 7 concern the Marauder's 1944 campaign in Burma, in which the unit captured the Japanese airfield at Myitkyina.

  8. William A. Bostick World War II charts and maps collection

    3 maps . 1 overlay . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    William A. Bostick World War II charts and maps collection consists of facsimiles of cartographic illustrations prepared for the 1945 book The Ampibious Sketch: Its Function in Amphibious Training and Operations. The items illustrate Utah and Omaha beaches, where American forces landed during the Normandy invasion in 1944. On verso are sunlight and moonlight tables, beach gradient graphs, and current and tidal data. Transperancy overlay used to determine water depth and safe passage to the beach for various landing craft. Bostick, a former U.S. Naval officer, created maps for then invasions of Sicily and Normandy invasions and had a successful career as an artist.

  9. Diroca World War II map collection

    22 items. 21 maps. 1 atlas. 1 map folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 21 maps from Newsmap, The Times Atlas, Time Magazine, and others that depict World War II. Some maps contain supporting textual information. Also included is an atlas of Italian territorial claims following World War I.